Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicClean air

Topic: clean air

Here’s the secret ingredient to improve children’s learning ability in schools

With many receiving relief funding, schools may be tempted to spend it on the latest gadgets. But first, we need to prioritise the most basic need.

Clean air could become a new global currency. Are we ready for the expenses?

Air pollution exacerbates existing inequities. WHO's research shows that more than 90% of air pollution deaths occur in low and middle-income countries.

Delhi’s clean power goal has a problem — idled fossil fuel plants

The pandemic has left nearly half of India’s thermal power capacity idled, with the cost overhang impeding investment toward renewables and grid improvements.

On Camera

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File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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